In the words of William West Durant "few who have not lived this heartfelt, invigorating life can appreciate its wonderful charm. Summer in the Adirondacks is a return to nature, a surreal and unsurpassed adventure in the woods never to be forgotten "
Long before the Hamptons new yorks richest and most powerful gathered with their families around the 742 acre upper st. regis lake in the Adirondack Mountains.
Along the westerly shore sits Camp Woodmere on 32 acres with over 1900 ft of shoreline. In 1883, Robert Garrett, (a notable American athlete who was the first modern day Olympic champion for discuss throw and shot put,) Purchased the property and began construction. Today, All of the buildings are authentic and well preserved with numerous upgrades for the convince of contemporary necessities. There are a total of 25 structures on the property including the large pavilion boathouse, octagonal lakefront office, dining hall and numerous sleeping cabins.
Upper St. Regis lake is renowned for its scenic and recreational beauty as well as its historical significance. The famous landmarks which enhance its private shoreline include Marjorie ....Merriweather ......Post's....... Camp Top Ridge, Frederick Vanderbilts Pine Tree Point as well as Camp Woodmere. The property is located within 15 minutes from the Adirondack Regional Airport capable of landing a Boeing 757 at any time of year. It's also within a 25 minute drive to Saranac Lake and 35 minutes to Lake Placid.
Beyond it's incredible history, Camp Woodmere has remained with the Garrett family for 125 years ....... and now it's up sale.......